Category Archives: Kostas Axelos

2014 in review – talks, publications and writing

I gave 22 talks of various kinds outside of regular teaching in 2014. These talks were in Australia, the United States, Switzerland, Holland and the UK. Some of these were on the Foucault project, some were related to The Birth of … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Publications – new page and some preprints

I’ve added a forthcoming publications page to the site, along with links to a few preprints. These are only for publications currently in production – it doesn’t include things under review or being drafted. I’m hoping the Boko Haram paper will … Continue reading

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Completing other tasks – returning to the Foucault’s Last Decade project

Over the past few months I’ve taken a break from the Foucault work, due to other commitments. Some of these were related to The Birth of Territory. One was an author response to ‘critics’ from the session on the book at the Association of American … Continue reading

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Books received – Avila, Axelos, Bleiker, Branch, Tribe

A few books received – Kostas Axelos’s final two books; Keith Tribe’s classic Land, Labour and Economic Discourse; Eric Avila, The Folklore of the Freeway; Roland Bleiker’s Aesthetics and World Politics; Jordan Branch’s The Cartographic State – and a pile of … Continue reading

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Kostas Axelos, On Marx and Heidegger – forthcoming with Meson Press, translated by Kenneth Mills and edited by Stuart Elden

As I’ve mentioned here before, in recent months I’ve edited a translation, compiled the notes, and written an introduction for a forthcoming book. The publisher is Meson Press (a new publisher based at Lüneborg University) and their website is now available, so I’m able to … Continue reading

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Kostas Axelos in English – a bibliography with links

I’ve made a page with a list of pieces by Kostas Axelos in English with links, along with a few suggestions of secondary reading. It includes all the pieces of which I am aware. Additions or corrections welcome. The picture in this post comes from his … Continue reading

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Earth, Terricide, Geo-metrics

I’ve now nearly finished writing my keynote lecture for the Regimes of Calculation and Global Governance workshop at the Balsillie School of International Affairs (September 19-20). The title is “Geo-metrics” (abstract here). This is the third in a sequence of … Continue reading

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Terricide – RGS-IBG audio available

My talk at the recent RGS-IBG conference is available here. This was part of a session on Geo-social formations: Capitalism and the Earth (details here and here), organised by Arun Saldanha, Kathryn Yusoff and Nigel Clark. Terricide – Lefebvre, Geopolitics and the Killing … Continue reading

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Terricide – Lefebvre, Geopolitics and the Killing of the Earth

This is my abstract for the August 2013 Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers) annual conference. It will be part of the sessions organised by Nigel Clark, Kathryn Yusoff and Arun Saldanha on ‘Geo-Social Formations: Capitalism and the … Continue reading

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When Heidegger met Lacan

This photo has been doing the rounds on facebook (via Difundir Psicoanálisis). It is from Heidegger’s visit to Lacan’s home at Guitrancourt which he visited shortly before delivering the ‘What is Philosophy?’ lecture at Cerisy-la-salle in 1955. A young Kostas Axelos was the … Continue reading

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